Sermons by Rev. Tyler Dirks

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Senior Pastor

Lord, Teach Us To Pray

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Sermon Text: Luke 11:1-4 Sermon Outline: Fatherly Footing Immovable Identity Submit To The Supernatural Delight To Depend Reflection Questions: When was a time you were absolutely convinced of God’s Fatherly affection for you? How have you entered and experienced the relief and liberty of forfeiting the quest for personal fame in favor of fixating on […]

The Joy Set Before You

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Sermon Text: Luke 10:38-42 Sermon Outline: Something Must Be Done! The Joy Set Before You Reflection Questions: When was a time you held other people (and perhaps even God) in contempt for not helping or caring enough? How have you chosen to be anxious and troubled rather than the joy set before you in the […]

The Commitment Of Christ Our Enemy

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Sermon Text:  Luke 10:25-37 Sermon Outline: Our Commitment Christ’s Commitment Reflection Questions: How are you currently committed to the evil notion of self-sufficiency (e.g. “I can do it myself!”)? Where are you currently being too cautious and overly conservative? What kind of extravagant mercy scenario is the Holy Spirit currently calling you to participate in? […]

Rejoice

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Sermon Text: Luke 10:17-24 Sermon Outline: Our Participation Our Position God’s Pleasure Reflection Questions: When and where have you become distracted with evaluations and fantasies of “your performance” as opposed to simply, and joyfully, participating in the work of God’s Kingdom? When and where have you experienced the freedom to work with zeal because you […]

What Is a Successful Church?

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 46-62 Sermon Outline: Proud Police & Punish Plow Reflection Questions: How are you building the case for “your greatness” these days? Who are you comparing yourself to and/or competing with these days? How will you choose to repent to them this week? Knowing that Jesus is committed to crushing your ego, […]

What Jesus Wants For Us

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 37-45 Sermon Outline:  Dream Big Die To Self Embrace What He Says Reflection Questions: Are you afraid to get your hopes up? How is God pulling you into His big, hope-filled, plans despite your reluctance? What’s one big thing you simply need to ask God for? Saying to God, “Just give […]

Following Jesus

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 28-36 Sermon Outline: Confusion Clarity Consider Reflection Questions:  Has God ever put you in a confusing position? How did you “handle” it? What kind of clarity do you want these days? When you read Scripture, what kind of clarity does God provide? What’s the difference between your preferred clarity, and the […]

The Biggest Question

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 18-27 Sermon Outline: The Biggest Question The Impact of the Answer Reflection Questions: Do you merely revere Jesus? What would it look like for you to receive Jesus as extremely relevant to everything you do everyday? As you simply sit still and honestly study Jesus, what comes into focus about the […]

Participating In The Kingdom

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 1-9 Sermon Outline: Odd Choice Oppose Darkness & Death Dependence & Doing Life Together Reflection Questions: When was a time you were frustrated or extremely confused by the fact that God likes involving fallible human beings in the work of expanding His Kingdom? How have you acquired a taste for some […]

Priorities

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Sermon Text: Luke 8: 40-56 Sermon Outline: Invites Inconvenience Insists on Faith Reflection Questions: How do you need to invite (or at least embrace) inconvenience in your life these days? How has Jesus developed in you an authentic desire to invite inconvenience? Do you ever feel like you’re an inconvenience? How is God showing you […]